Chad army kills two civilians near Libyan border

Chadian army helicopters killed two civilians in bombing runs over a gold mining town along the Libyan border, where government forces have clashed with a fledgling rebel movement, a family member of the victims and an intelligence official said.


Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings ‘epic’ floods

Florence barreled into the Carolina coast and moved inland on Friday, knocking down trees, overflowing rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leading to the death of five people before it was downgraded to a tropical storm still capable of wreaking havoc.


Nigerian Finance Minister Adeosun resigns

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, a top cabinet member who promoted the government’s policy to boost growth following a recent recession.


Four-way tie for Evian lead after Olson fires 65

American Amy Olson stormed into contention with a six-under-par 65 in the second round of the Evian Championship in France on Friday, but Mo Martin, Lee Mi-hyang and rookie Maria Torres did enough to ensure a four-way tie for the overall lead.